global warming love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere, especially a sustained increase sufficient to cause climatic change.

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  • n. A sustained increase in the average temperature of the earth, sufficient to cause climate change.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)

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Examples

  • Mr. Swaminathan also appealed to the students to spread awareness among people on global warming and other environment related issues.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Cape Leeuwin station may also contribute to the monitoring of global warming through a CSIRO project to accurately measure the speed of sound in the Indian Ocean - and there by ocean temperature.

    Cape Leeuwin Nuclear Test Monitoring Station

  • If global warming is a problem, Brand and his ex-friends own it.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • THE United Nations climate science panel faces new controversy for wrongly linking global warming to an increase in the number and severity of natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • At the sudden order of the Great Namechanger, global warming was iced and global climate change took its place.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • Primarily the software was looking for soft spots in the ice – global warming indicators – but if it stumbled across other density incongruities, it was programmed to flag those as well.

    Deception Point

Comments

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  • Yes, that's true. They actually describe different things, so they shouldn't be used interchangeably.

    December 10, 2007

  • Actually, though I agree with your assessment of its sound, climate change is the more scientifically accurate of the two terms.

    December 9, 2007

  • Sounds a lot more urgent than the deliberately benign "climate change".

    December 9, 2007